The Chase contestant, 49, can’t hide his embarrassment after awful on air gaffe

A contestant on tonight’s The Chase struggled to hide his embarrassment after making a bad mistake.

Andy, from Brighton, left viewers in hysterics when he gave a hilarious answer on his very first question.

The 49-year-old airline steward is a frequent flier but proved he doesn’t have much knowledge about birds.

Andy, who has been on a plane with Victoria Beckham and Lionel Richie, got flustered when asked about a famous biscuit.

Presenter Bradley Walsh said: "What McVities chocolate biscuit is named after flightless bird?"

The Chase contestant, 49, can't hide his embarrassment after awful on air gaffe

Andy got a bit confused on his first question
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The Chase contestant, 49, can't hide his embarrassment after awful on air gaffe

Bradley asked about a famous chocolate biscuit brand
(Image: ITV)

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Andy raised his eyebrows and clearly had no idea what the answer was.

Searching in the deepest depths of his mind, Andy guessed "dodo".

Bradley revealed that the correct answers was in fact "penguin".

The Chase contestant, 49, can't hide his embarrassment after awful on air gaffe

The 49-year-old guessed that the answer was ‘dodo’
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Andy recovered after some early disappointment and managed to defeat The Beast.

Unfortunately, the team failed to beat Mark in the final chase and went home with nothing.

Andy won’t be getting money towards his cruise around the Mediterranean.

The Chase contestant, 49, can't hide his embarrassment after awful on air gaffe

The dodo has never been eaten as a biscuit
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The Chase viewers were left in hysterics and took to Twitter after Andy gave the hilarious answer.

One viewer said: "I love a dodo with a coffee"

"Ppppppppick up a Dodo," joked another.

A third said: "Sorry, missed most of that….I was dunking my mcvities Dodo in my cup of Darjeeling"

"Love a chocolate covered Dodo," added a fourth.

The Chase airs weekdays on ITV at 5pm

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